Angular puts out Eurosynth retrospective

December 9, 2009 in Features

During the mid-eighties, a wonderful obscure synth pop scene emerged in Western Europe. Now, a new compilation entitled Cold Waves and Minimal Electronics Vol.1 from London based record label Angular (The Long Blondes, Klaxons) rediscovers some of the scene’s long forgotten gems. Compiled by Angular’s Joe Daniel and Wierd Records founder Pieter Schoolworth, the 17 – more

Boot camp for disco takes place in London

October 21, 2009 in Features

Little Boots has put together a kind of boot camp for disco lovers in London. In collaboration with Bugged Out, Boots Camp will take place on November 14th, synthesising the best from the current crop of disco revival artists. Little Boots has never shied away from the ‘80s retro revival, featuring heavy dollops of disco – more

Fan Death readies debut album

September 3, 2009 in Features

Disco heathens and Erol Alkan-favourites Fan Death are gearing up for their hotly anticipated debut release early next year. The Vancouver band featuring Dandi Wind and Marta Jaciubek-McKeever has been riding high since the success of ace single “Veronica’s Veil” and Japanese 12” “Cannibal”. Building on some very hot buzz in 2008, Fan Death have – more